Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,152 headlines found
In a disclosure to the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan Tobacco Inc said it sold 8 billion of cigarettes in April, down from the 9.2 billion cigarettes it sold in April 2015. With the drop in sales volume, Japan Tobacco’s domestic cigarette revenue during th
May 21, 2016 BusinessNewsAsia.com
added May 22, 2016 14:49
The government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen measures against secondhand smoke in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The legislation will oblige all public facilities, including
Jan 5, 2016 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
Cigarette sales in Japan in fiscal 2014, which ended in March, dropped to the lowest level since such statistics began in fiscal 1990, according to an industry group.
Apr 11, 2015 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 13, 2015 15:02
However, one policy area is proving particularly problematic for the governor - smoking...Tokyo-to Tobacco Shogyo Kyodo Kumiai Rengokai, which represents tobacco retailers in the capital, said the situation should be dealt with by "improving people's man
Feb 12, 2015 AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:17
The figures reflect slow progress in the implementation of measures against secondhand smoke, despite growing calls to accommodate non-smokers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Dec 10, 2014 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:59
A suprapartisan group of lawmakers is being formed to draft a new law to prevent secondhand smoking in public spaces ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics... Shigefumi Matsuzawa of Your Party, a small opposition force, proposed the new group an
Oct 11, 2014 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2014 12:13
Japan’s smoking rate in 2014 fell below 20 percent for the first time since such statistics began in 1965, Japan Tobacco Inc. said Wednesday. The rate decreased for the 19th consecutive year to stand at 19.7 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from the
Jul 31, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19
About half of underage smokers admit to having borrowed a Taspo, the age-verification IC card used to purchase cigarettes from vending machines, to buy tobacco illegally, according to a recent survey.
Aug 25, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:53
Shareholders of Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) Friday voted down a set of proposals by a U.K.-based activist hedge fund, including a sharp dividend hike. The company, known as JT, has already expressed opposition to the proposals put forward by The Childre
Jun 21, 2013 4-traders.com (fr)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:27
Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a Cabinet Office survey think the legal age for drinking and smoking should remain at 20.
Sep 8, 2012 Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:51